As many of you know, I had the leisure to be on vacation in Colorado this month with two of my classmates. It was a golfing vacation, and we played a lot of golf. There was a moment…
Worship and Sacraments Commission
This commission works to ensure that the Eucharist permeates all activities of the parish by increasing participation at Mass, connecting liturgies to the works of mercy and outreach of the parish, and facilitating a more coordinated use of homilies and catechesis to reinforce teaching. The commission also assists in preparing parishioners for the sacraments and promotes Eucharistic Adoration. Commission Chair: Carol Craft, 314-842-2626 or send an email.
Even experienced farmers could not tell the difference in its early stages between wheat and darnel, a weed that also grew in the holy land.
It is usual to ‘hear’ this parable in terms of the soil that the seed falls upon. And it is certainly fruitful to spend time praying about that. Am I good soil? Am I resistant soil?
A friend’s daughter was 4 years old – and she was learning letters. So, when she came home from shopping with mom, she noticed there were letters on the mat in front of their door.
In the spring of 1905, Civilla Martin and her husband were vacationing in upstate New York, when they met and struck up a friendship with a local couple, the Doolittles.
An elderly, bearded gentleman, with a benevolent, yet powerful face and flowing beard. A Jewish looking man hanging on the cross, with body bruised, but spirit somehow intact and triumphant.
Do you remember the last time you had to catch your breath? Perhaps you were winded from walking/running/cycling up a steep flight of stairs or hill.
Have you ever spent so much time focused on getting to the goal that once you achieved it, you had no idea what came next?
I had no idea what the Archbishop wanted to talk to me about, that day back in 1994. I had never received a call to a personal meeting with an Archbishop before.
I don’t ever remember being lost while growing up. But something must have triggered the fear of being lost in me, so much so that….